Sad to see Hoffman's closing over money

Monday, Aug. 25, 2014
*Sad to see Hoffman's closing over money
*Liberals' idiotic laws ruining the country
*Support Rodriguez for Family Court judge
*Church not delaying action on sex abuser

Editorial: Quality-of-life effort will spur improvement

Monday, Aug. 25, 2014
Cracking down on small crimes inspires civic pride, action

Editorial: High Notes

Monday, Aug. 25, 2014
Spotlighting the good in our communities

George Will: Criminal justice system becoming less just

Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014
What is called "the" 1964 Civil Rights Act is justly celebrated for outlawing racial and other discrimination in employment, "public accommodations" and elsewhere.

Revise, don't repeal New York SAFE Act

Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014
*Revise, don't repeal New York SAFE Act
*Successful politicians take long-term view
*ABC needs to rethink show that aids killers
*Governor's trip had a legitimate purpose
*Nation has lost its way, needs a change

School aid formula still discriminates

Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014
Going without $62 million of aid means the residents of Schenectady have an elevated tax rate, the children go without essential mental health services, and staff scramble every day to provide services to the students who are in crisis at that moment.

Keep fuel cost up, help other states add jobs: Oppose fracking

Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014
You may realize that modern fracking started in Texas several decades ago in the 1990s.

Trust, but verify, in protecting our kids

Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014
The father of the two young Amish children kidnapped from their family farm stand earlier this month did something remarkable. He said he felt sorry for the girls' captors.

Visit to cemetery uncovers surprising local history

Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014
Our walk in Green Hill Cemetery remains, in the words of Australian poet, Harry “Breaker” Harbord Morant, “a memory to be hoarded.”

Editorial: Reserve judgment in Taser case

Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014
Don't discourage police from using non-lethal force by rushing to judgement

David Harsanyi: GOP still counting on voters' disdain for Obamacare

Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014
In a bit of dubious cherry-picking, a new Bloomberg article concludes that the Affordable Care Act is losing its effectiveness as a political issue for Republicans and is diminishing as a major issue.

Applauds editor for brave column

Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014
*Applauds editor for brave column
*Task force moves to curb heroin abuses
*Editorial on abuses insulting to the pope
*Polk judge candidate with most experience

Editorial: Opening up parking will help city business

Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014
Adding new parking spaces behind City Hall might be an inconvenience, but it will help economy

E.J. Dionne: Society needs to rebuild a connection to neighborhoods

Friday, Aug. 22, 2014
Consider how our definition of "neighborliness" has evolved. Once upon a time, being neighborly meant "reaching out to the people who lived next door" by, among other things, "offering to watch the kids in a pinch."


Why is left afraid of opposing viewpoints

Friday, Aug. 22, 2014
*Why is left afraid of opposing viewpoints
*Glut of casinos won't help area financially
*Dog legislation would help protect citizens
*Politics gets in way of ensuring safety
*Computers can't take place of real doctors
*Applauds Albany for anti-smoking effort
*Support REMS effort to get new contract

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